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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27870811/abdominal-actinomycosis-in-children-a-case-report-and-literature-review
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Noppadol Wacharachaisurapol, Jeffrey M Bender, Larry Wang, David Bliss, Skorn Ponrartana, Pia S Pannaraj
Abdominal actinomycosis is an uncommon pediatric infection that often manifests with a tumor-like lesion. We describe a previously healthy 11-year-old girl who presented with right lower quadrant abdominal pain and drainage. Computed tomography scan showed an abdominal wall mass. Surgical debridement cultures grew Actinomyces meyeri. Literature review identified 18 additional pediatric cases since 1964 that we have summarized.
November 18, 2016: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27832223/a-case-of-recalcitrant-actinomycosis-unresponsive-to-antibiotic-therapy
#2
Mingjuan Tan, Joyce Ss Lee, Jiun Yit Pan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2016: Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27816277/actinomycosis-associated-with-foreign-body-simulating-lung-cancer
#3
Stephany Laguna, Iker Lopez, Jon Zabaleta, Borja Aguinalade
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2, 2016: Archivos de Bronconeumología
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27789164/-a-case-of-mediastinum-actinomycosis-by-aggregatibacter-actinomycetemcomitans
#4
N N M Razafimanjato, A M Portela, D M Radu, P Guiraudet, M D Destable, A Seguin, E Martinod
The actinomycosis is a suppurative infection due to an anaerobic and microaerophillic bacteria called actinomyces. Only few case reports are described for the mediastinal locations of this rare entity. We report a new case of inflammatory pseudotumor in the mediastinum due to Aggregatibacte actinomycetemcomitans revealed by hemoptysis. The mediastinoscopy procedure with biopsy was needed to confirm the definitive bacteriological diagnosis by a positive culture. During the postoperative course, a cutaneous fistula was found which had a favourable evolution after appropriate antibiotherapy...
October 24, 2016: Revue de Pneumologie Clinique
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27789156/nasal-nk-t-cell-lymphoma-a-tragic-case
#5
L Taali, M Abou-Elfadl, M Fassih, M Mahtar
INTRODUCTION: Nasal NK/T-cell lymphoma is a rare clinicopathological entity, formerly called midline lethal granuloma. Following progress in histology and the routine use of immunohistochemistry, nasal NK/T-cell lymphoma was recognized as a distinct entity by WHO in 2001. CASE REPORT: The authors report the case of a 22-year-old, insulin-dependent diabetic woman, who presented with mid-facial inflammatory swelling following facial trauma, initially diagnosed and treated as cellulitis of the face...
October 24, 2016: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27775308/-appendicular-actinomycosis-as-a-cause-of-ileocecal-mass-in-children-case-report
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M Fernández Castilla, A Salazar Villacorta, A Martín Nalda, J C Ferreres Piñas, A Coma Muñoz, G Guillén Burrieza
INTRODUCTION: Appendicular actinomycosis is a rare disease produced by cecal appendix invasion by Actinomyces gender bacteria after a predisposing cause that disrupts mucosal barrier, such as acute appendicitis. The highest frequency appears in adults; however, there are cases in paediatric age described in literature. The aim of this article is to introduce a case of appendicular actinomycosis in a child with atypical presentation and to review the literature. CLINICAL CASE: 10-year-old boy transferred to our hospital due to intraoperative finding at a different centre of a right flank tumor, without identification of cecal appendix...
July 20, 2015: Cirugía Pediátrica: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Pediátrica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27752374/empyema-secondary-to-actinomyces-meyeri-treated-successfully-with-ceftriaxone-followed-by-doxycycline
#7
Etienne Paris, Tonio Piscopo, Karen Cassar
Actinomycosis is a relatively rare infection caused by Gram-positive bacteria. We present the case of a 54-year-old, previously healthy, male patient with a history of severe penicillin allergy who developed severe pneumonia and empyema caused by Actinomyces meyeri. Presenting symptoms included productive cough, right upper quadrant pain, and chills and rigors. He required drainage of the empyema via tube and prolonged antibiotic treatment with intravenous ceftriaxone for 2 weeks followed by oral doxycycline for 6 months...
2016: Case Reports in Infectious Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27744537/endobronchial-actinomycosis-secondary-to-foreign-body-aspiration
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Chi Shao, Peng Wang, Ruie Feng, Xuefeng Sun
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 15, 2016: Infection
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27730039/primary-actinomycosis-of-vulva-with-inguinal-lymphadenopathy
#9
Anand J Asia, Vaibhav N Tapre
Actinomycosis is a chronic suppurative granulomatous infection of subcutaneous tissues caused by bacterium Actinomyces israelii. It is a normal commensal of the oral cavity, gastrointestinal tract, respiratory tract, and vagina. Infection is first established locally by breach of mucosal barrier during various procedures, aspiration, trauma, or human bite. Rarely, it may spread through hematogenous and lymphatic system. We present a case of actinomycosis involving the vulva, extending to the inguinal region along with inguinal lymphadenopathy...
September 2016: Indian Dermatology Online Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27699142/persistence-of-a-cervical-neck-mass-not-just-the-lymphoma
#10
Sassine Ghanem, Mazen Zaarour, Uroosa Ibrahim, Samer Saouma, Ying Liu, Fanyi Kong, Jean Paul Atallah
Actinomycosis is a rare, chronic granulomatous infection caused by gram-positive, anaerobic to microaerophilic branching filamentous bacteria. In the cervicofacial region, it usually presents as an enlarging neck mass. It remains a diagnostic challenge due to the fact that cultures show no growth in more than 50% of cases. We report a case of a 67-year-old patient known to have a neck mass secondary to lymphoma in which the neck mass persisted despite therapy. Upon evaluation, the diagnosis of culture-negative actinomycosis was based on histopathology findings, and the patient received antibiotic therapy...
August 23, 2016: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27666910/isolated-actinomycotic-swelling-in-right-upper-cervical-region
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Pankaj S Agrawal, P V Bhargavan, Neena Mampilly
Cervicofacial actinomycosis is today a rare disease in our country. Isolated neck swelling due to actinomycosis is extremely rare. A case of 52 year old man with an isolated neck swelling due to actinomycosis without any discharging sinus is reported here.
December 2015: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27659433/olecranon-osteomyelitis-due-to-actinomyces-meyeri-report-of-a-culture-proven-case
#12
Ji Yeon Kim, Eun Kyung Kang, Song Mi Moon, Yiel Hea Seo, Juhyeon Jeong, Hyuni Cho, Dongki Yang, Yoon Soo Park
Actinomyces meyeri is a Gram positive, strict anaerobic bacterium, which was first described by Meyer in 1911. Primary actinomycotic osteomyelitis is rare and primarily affects the cervicofacial region, including mandible. We present an unusual case of osteomyelitis of a long bone combined with myoabscess due to A. meyeri. A 70-year-old man was admitted for pain and pus discharge of the right elbow. Twenty-five days before admission, he had hit his elbow against a table. MRI of the elbow showed a partial tear of the distal triceps tendon and myositis...
September 2016: Infection & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27595087/the-treatment-of-actinomycosis-mimicking-a-retained-root-tip-a-confusing-case
#13
Ju Yeon Cho
Actinomycosis is an infection caused by the actinomyces genus and is associated with trauma or previous infection. A 58-year-old male patient was referred from a private dental clinic for root extraction of the lower right molar. The x-ray showed fractured root-like material distal to the distal root of the lower right second molar. A biopsy during extraction of the root-like material was performed, which revealed a sequestrum with actinomycosis by a pathological examination. In this case, the radiopacity of the suspicious lesion was higher than that of the surrounding alveolar bone, which confused it with the root tip...
August 2016: Journal of the Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27593605/actinomycosis-presenting-as-recurrent-hepatic-abscess
#14
Sandeep Sahay, Brandy Jo McKelvy
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2, 2016: American Journal of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27578949/pulmonary-actinomycosis-masquerading-as-lung-cancer-case-letter
#15
Moti Lal Bunkar, Prahlad Rai Gupta, Rajendra Takhar, Gajendra Singh Rajpoot, Savita Arya
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2016: Lung India: Official Organ of Indian Chest Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27561364/spontaneous-bacterial-peritonitis-due-to-actinomyces-mimicking-a-perforation-of-the-proximal-jejunum
#16
Louise L Eenhuis, Marleen E de Lange, Anda D Samson, Olivier R C Busch
BACKGROUND Pelvic-abdominal actinomycosis is a rare chronic condition caused by an anaerobic, gram-negative rod-shaped commensal bacterium of the Actinomyces species. When Actinomyces becomes pathogenic, it frequently causes a chronic infection with granulomatous abscess formation with pus. Due to diversity in clinical and radiological presentation, actinomycosis can easily be mistaken for several other conditions. Peritonitis without preceding abscess formation caused by Actinomyces species has been described in only few cases before in literature...
2016: American Journal of Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27526941/massive-paediatric-cervicofacial-actinomycoses-masquerading-as-an-ulcerative-malignancy
#17
Carlson-Babila Sama, Nicole Fouda Mbarga, Calvin Eta Oben, Jules A Mbarga, Elvis Kiloh Nfor, Fru F Angwafo Iii
BACKGROUND: Paediatric cervicofacial actinomycosis is a rare infectious disease caused by Actinomyces spp. and usually presents as a chronic, suppurative and granulomatous inflammation with a propensity to mimic malignant conditions. CASE PRESENTATION: We discuss the case of an 11-year-old African female who presented with a chronic disfiguring cervical mass evolving over a 9 months period for which she had several unyielding consultations. Appropriate clinical and para-clinical evaluations were paramount to the diagnosis of an Actinomyces infection...
2016: BMC Infectious Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27432035/actinomyces-meyeri-a-common-agent-of-actinomycosis
#18
Robert Rolfe, Lisa L Steed, Cassandra Salgado, J Michael Kilby
BACKGROUND: Actinomyces, particularly Actinomyces israelii, may cause indolent, persistent infections or represent normal mucosal flora, leading to management dilemmas. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Prompted by a refractory Actinomyces meyeri infection complicating AIDS, clinical data for all Actinomyces isolates at our hospital laboratory since 1998 were analyzed. RESULTS: A total of 140 cases had a positive result for Actinomyces cultures. Of 130 cases with adequate follow-up, 36 (28%) cases had end-organ or disseminated disease treated with prolonged antibiotics or surgery or both (Group 1)...
July 2016: American Journal of the Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27399023/-pulmonary-actinomycosis-and-tuberculosis-a-comorbidity-pediatric-case
#19
Elsa D Bisero, Graciela F Luque, Cristina N Rizzo, Alejandra E Zapata, María S Cuello
UNLABELLED: Actinomycosis is a chronic suppurative infection, produced by anaerobic Gram-positive bacteria or microaerobic Actinomyces species. It is rare in children and adolescents and it is more common in immunocompromised. Mycobacterium tuberculosis collaborates on the development of the disease. Pulmonary involvement appears as a picture of chronic condensation that does not improve with conventional antibiotic treatment. Classic complications affecting the thoracic wall with drainage in «sulfur granule» and fistulization are described less frequently nowadays...
August 1, 2016: Archivos Argentinos de Pediatría
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27391512/actinomycotic-osteomyelitis-of-mandible
#20
Hamid Abbaszadeh, Mohammad Sina Arab Sheibani
Actinomycosis is an infection of filamentous, gram-positive anaerobic bacteria. Actinomycosis of jaw bone is rare and the diagnosis is often difficult. The aim of this patient report is to present an actinomycotic osteomyelitis of mandible in a 30-year-old male patient. The patient presented with a chief complaint of pain and unhealed dental socket after mandibular teeth extractions. Radiographs showed ill-defined radiolucencies and perforation of buccal and lingual cortical plate; several biopsies and different therapy could not improve the lesion because of fault diagnosis and improper treatment...
July 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
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